TSA makes me nervous

Barb SolemDreamers and Doers, shipping, Vivi Magoo LTD

You can ship your supplies ahead of time to the retreat!

Are You Worried About TSA or the hassle of checking your tools on the plane? TSA is usually pretty good about letting all of your items pass through their inspection if you have them packed in your checked luggage. If you’re worried about checking your beloved tools and torches on the airplane, maybe we can ease your mind a bit. … Read More

Let’s Shed Some Light on the Subject

Barb SolemDanny's Epic Adventures, Vivi Magoo LTD, Vivi Magoo Presents Art Retreats and Other Inspirations

Our venue is beautiful but not always light enough to see the fine details of our projects. Please remember to bring your own task lighting and an extension cord. Or, better yet, bring a battery-operated task light. No cords to trip over! Here are some suggestions if you are planning to go out and buy something new. These are all … Read More

Round Top weather

Barb SolemVivi Magoo LTD

Hi Dreamers and Doers! We’re less than two weeks away, and we’re so excited to be able to share this awesome event with you! We know you will have so much fun! The average Round Top temperature in October is 83-degrees with an average overnight low of 60-degrees. It tends to be one of their rainier months, so maybe toss an umbrella … Read More

What’s there to do in and around Round Top?

Barb SolemDreamers and Doers, Vivi Magoo LTD, Vivi Magoo Presents Art Retreats and Other Inspirations

Tidbits about Round Top and The Prairie If you’re coming early or staying after our retreat ends, Round Top and the surrounding areas offer so many things to do for the newcomer. You’ll quickly become a fan of the area and want to return time and time again. Want to know more about Round Top? Click <here>. Things to do … Read More

Need supplies? Want to ship them ahead?

Barb SolemDreamers and Doers, Vivi Magoo LTD

Question: Do we have a supply and tool list?  Where would I ship my boxes? Answer: The information about kit fees including a student supply list are located in the class descriptions on our website. Scroll down towards the bottom of the page, and you will find what you are looking for. You may choose to ship your things ahead of … Read More

Can We Talk???

Barb SolemDreamers and Doers, Vivi Magoo LTD

Could we ask you a favor? We like to keep in touch with you throughout the day, and texting is the easiest way for us to reach you. And, if you are ever in need of one of us, just text us; it’s much easier than trying to hunt us down! Could you text us your name and cell phone number please? Here are … Read More

Directions to Coronado Island

Barb SolemFrom Mild to Wild

We live in Scottsdale and drive to Coronado several times each year. If you are planning to drive too, here are directions from the north as well as from the east. From San Clemente From Phoenix From Tucson It’s easy to fly into San Diego International Airport and pick up an Uber that will take you to Glorietta Bay Inn. … Read More

How should I dress in Coronado?

Barb SolemFrom Mild to Wild

“Maybe some women aren’t meant to be tamed. Maybe they just need to run free until they find someone just as wild to run with them.” Carrie Bradshaw Hi Wild Things! We’re two weeks away from the start of our retreat, and we’re so excited to be able to share From Mild to Wild with you. We know you are going to … Read More

You’re invited – Mild to Wild

Barb SolemFrom Mild to Wild

“Wild women are an unexplainable spark of life. If you have met one, hold on to her, she’ll allow you into her chaos but she’ll also show you her magic.” ― Nikki Rowe Please Join Us! at the Solem’s Beach Condo Sun – Sand – Sips and Snacks Monday June 11th 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm Coronado Shores Las Palmas … Read More